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Being Dutch in the Indies - A History of Creolisation and Empire, 1500-1920 (Paperback) Loot Price: R635 Discovery Miles 6 350
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Being Dutch in the Indies - A History of Creolisation and Empire, 1500-1920 (Paperback): Ulbe Bosma, Remco Raben
Being Dutch in the Indies - A History of Creolisation and Empire, 1500-1920 (Paperback): Ulbe Bosma, Remco Raben

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Being Dutch in the Indies - A History of Creolisation and Empire, 1500-1920 (Paperback)

Ulbe Bosma, Remco Raben; Translated by Wendie Shaffer

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Being "Dutch" in the Indies portrays Dutch colonial territories in Asia not as mere societies under foreign occupation but rather as a "Creole empire." Most of colonial society, up to the highest levels, consisted of people of mixed Dutch and Asian descent who were born in the Indies and considered it their home, but were legally Dutch. They played a major role in the plantation industry, commerce, local government, and even early anti-colonial nationalism. The old world came to an end after World War 1, when people born in Europe began to dominate government and business, and Indonesian nationalism rejected the Creole notion of imperial belonging. In telling the story of the Creole empire, the authors draw on government archives, newspapers, and literary works as well as genealogical studies that follow the fortunes of individual families over several generations. They also critically analyze theories relating to culturally and racially mixed communities. The picture of the Indies they develop shatters conventional understandings of colonial rule in Asia.

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Imprint: NUS Press
Country of origin: Singapore
Release date: December 2007
First published: July 2009
Authors: Ulbe Bosma • Remco Raben
Translators: Wendie Shaffer
Dimensions: 229 x 152mm (L x W)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 458
ISBN-13: 978-9971-69-373-2
Barcode: 9789971693732
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Books > Social sciences > Politics & government > Political structure & processes > Colonization & independence
Books > Social sciences > Politics & government > Political ideologies > Imperialism
Books > Humanities > History > History of specific subjects > Social & cultural history
Books > History > History of specific subjects > Social & cultural history
LSN: 9971-69-373-9

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